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Welcome to the New Magazine!

Welcome to the first digital issue of Progress. I am especially excited that this issue is focusing on the Women in the fields of Engineering and Computing, and being published during Women’s History Month. You may not know that for the past couple of years, Georgia Southern has been making inclusive excellence a high priority, […]

Advisor Erica Colbert earns Ed.D.

Erica R. Colbert, advisor for all students in the Paulson College of Engineering and Computing graduate programs and the BIT Online program, has successfully defended her dissertation and passed her terminal examination to earn her Ed.D. from Maryville University in Higher Education Leadership. Maryville University is based in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Colbert passed per […]

Azell Francis, BS MechE ’13

Azell Francis, BS MechE 2013 Magna cum Laude, with minors in Management and International Studies, Honors Program MS Applied Engineering 2015, and graduate certificate in Occupational Safety and Environmental Compliance. If you ever have the good fortune of meeting Azell Francis, you will not soon forget this energetic and engaging double Eagle from Trinidad and […]

Lixin Li, Professor, Computer Science, Spatiotemporal Interpolation Methods

Dr. Lixin Li is a tenured full professor in the Department of Computer Science at Georgia Southern. She started at Georgia Southern immediately upon receiving her Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2003. Dr. Li is married to Dr. Reinhard Piltner, who also works at Georgia Southern. They have two […]

Sade Trammell, BSCE ’13

Like many engineers, Sade Trammell loves learning. Even now, more than seven years after graduating from Georgia Southern’s first Civil Engineering cohort, she reads all the time via Audible®. This works well in her current job with Norfolk Southern as Supervisor of Track Inspections, which involves a lot of driving, so she can listen to, […]

JingJing Qing, Assistant Professor, Manufacturing Engineering, Studies in Metallurgy

Jingjing Qing came to Georgia Southern from the Materials Research Center at Missouri University of Science and Technology. She is a metallurgist with expertise in cast iron solidification, ferrous metallography, and materials characterization using electron microscopies. An assistant professor in the Department of Manufacturing Engineering, Dr. Qing is married to and collaborates in her research […]